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  1. How do I get a library card? 
  2. Can a child or young adult obtain a library card?
  3. What do I do if I've lost my library card? 
  4. What is my PIN? 
  5. Can I use the library if I do not live in Gravenhurst?

How do I get a library card?

  • Bring identification that shows your name and current local address.

Can a child or young adult obtain a library card?

  • Yes! We encourage children between the ages of 3 and 13 to have their own library cards.
  • A parent or guardian will have to fill out a registration form or be present with identification to accept responsibility for all materials borrowed on the child's card
  • Young Adults between the ages of 14-18 need to have identification, a current local student card will be acceptable.

What do I do if I've lost my library card?

  • Let the library know right away! You are responsible for all materials borrowed on your card.
  • You will pay a $3.00 fee to replace a lost or damaged card.

What is my PIN?

  • Your PIN is your Personal Identification Number. You need your PIN and library card number to access our online services.
  • The number should be the last 4 digits of your telephone number

Can I use the Gravenhurst Library if I do not live in Gravenhurst?

  • A non-resident is someone who does not live in Muskoka or pay municipal property taxes in Muskoka.
  • Non-residents of Muskoka pay a fee yearly of $25 per individual and $35 per family to borrow library materials.
  • Students who do not live in the town of Gravenhurst but who attend school within the town do not have to pay the non-resident fee. A current student card is required
  • People who work within the town of Gravenhurst do not have to pay the non-resident fee. Proof of employment is required.
  • Adult children of Muskoka residents (ie.21 years of age or older) who are visiting the area or who are staying at their parents cottage for the summer are considered to be non-residents